hidden defect

hidden defect

(1) A title defect that is not obvious from examining the public records, such as a forgery.(2) A defect in property that is not observable by the untrained eye and must be disclosed by the seller or seller's agent if known.

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Head-in-pillow can be a hidden defect that can escape visual and x-ray inspection during assembly.
But the Petraeus-era CIA had a hidden defect, quite apart from any errant emails, which was that the paramilitary covert-action function was swallowing alive the old-fashioned intelligence-gathering side of the house.
i], if a dealer does not reveal defects as a matter of firm policy, based on consumers' expected average cost of fixing a hidden defect after the sale,
Some subsequent purchasers may be able to bring a claim for a hidden defect or damage against the former landowner under Louisiana's warranty against redhibitory defect article.
When the seller affirms that the good is void of any defect or even praises its qualities, although in fact it has a hidden defect, he does injustice to the buyer.
Plaintiffs who have filed no injury class actions have generally done so under one of the following theories: (1) the possibility that a hidden defect will eventually manifest itself lowers the current value of the product, causing economic injury; (2) the possibility that the product will injure the consumer makes the consumer worried, causing emotional distress; (3) the manufacturer breaches its warranties, or acts fraudulently or unfairly, by promising a non-defective product but delivering a defective one; or (4) exposure to a hazardous substance (e.
The experimenters elicited a hidden defect by either leaving the green warning light off or by switching off the camera so that the mark could not be identified and the system not begin to function.
It is possible, then, for a hidden defect to be present after reworking a PTH connector, which could result in failures in the field.
During the trial, a motor engineer who examined the car after the crash told Limerick Circuit Court that he had found a hidden defect in the rim of one of the wheels.
If a problem or hidden defect arises later in a property originally given a clean bill of health by an Allied Surveyor, then repairs will be carried out at no cost to the homeowner.
The legal rights of ownership can be jeopardized by a hidden defect in the title.
In addition, manufacturers also owe a duty to construct their vehicles without latent or hidden defects, which would encompass defective autonomous vehicle technology.